Absolute beginners: behavioural economics and human happiness
In Absolute Beginners by The Jam, Paul Weller sang "I need the strength to go and get what I want". The problem is that we often want things that do not improve our wellbeing. Or at least that is what we think the evidence is telling us. This lecture explores the sources of our mistakes and the robustness of the evidence. It considers the implications for public policy of us being absolute beginners about the sources of our wellbeing. Paul Dolan is a Professor in the Department of Social Policy,
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Politics 2.0: How Campaigns are Changing
effective is microtargeting? Did Citizens United make a difference? Moderator: Susan Rasky, UC-Berkeley Panelists: Rick Claussen, Goddard-Claussen Gale Kaufman, Kaufman Campaign Consultants Chris Lehane, Fabiani and Lehane Ray McNally, McNally Temple
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Ryan Beedie - On the 22 Million Gift and His SFU Education
Ryan and Keith Beedie have donated $22 million to Ryan's alma mater—SFU Business, which will now be named the Beedie School of Business. This is the largest gift that Simon Fraser University has ever received. SFU will use the gift to create an endowment supporting students, professorships and research chairs. More info at : http://at.sfu.ca/mhYPBl
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Swords and Ploughshares
In this lecture Lord Paddy Ashdown discusses his new book - Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century. There have been 15 UN-led interventions since 1946, and there are at least 74 wars in progress today. From his perspective as a former Royal Marine officer in the 1960s to the High Representative in Bosnia from 2002-6, Lord Ashdown discusses the successes and failures of peace-keeping operations, questions what lessons have been learned - and what lessons keep being forgotten.
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Premier of Vincent Gover's "Children's Suite"
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Open Classroom: Demography is Destiny 02-09-11 #3
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Kean Administration: Interview with Roger A. Bodman (January 27, 2009 Part 2)
This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011 : Relais parentaux, un dispositif de prévention précoce.

Education et parentalité : trouver des lieux où, par moments, des parents auraient la possibilité de dire « je n’en peux plus » sans que leur cri s’inscrive dans les registres officiels de l’Aide Sociale à l’Enfance ou de la justice, permettant aux parents d’être soutenus et accompagnés, dans leur place de parents, de confier leurs enfants à la garde d’adultes professionnels dans un cadre sécurisant et proche de leur lieu de vie.
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La question paysanne des hautes terres d'Afrique de l'Est

Caractérisées par une altitude moyenne de 1000 m, de vastes plateaux et un climat équatorial modéré, les hautes terres d’Afrique de l’Est ont toujours été une région propice au développement de l’agriculture. Bien avant l’arrivée des premiers colons, ces terres étaient déjà occupées et organisées autour de la production agricole. A partir de 1850, les modèles de développement importés d’Europe se généralisent dans ces régions, puis se réorganisent à partir de
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Déplacements et transports urbains

Il existe différents types de déplacements, et l’évolution technique des modes de transports a des conséquences directes sur la morphologie des villes. Afin de gérer au mieux la relation entre transports et villes, différentes politiques des déplacements et des transports sont menées, ceci afin d’assurer un fonctionnement économique optimum.


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Croix Rouge - Nancy 2011 : Des lieux d’écoute, d’échanges, de réinsertions ciblées.

En France, deux millions d’enfants vivent en situation de pauvreté ou de précarité avec les conséquences suivantes : malnutrition, obésité, déficits cognitifs, troubles du comportement, échec scolaire, détresse psycho-sociale, conduites addictives, risques de délinquance. Il est nécessaire de développer des actions communautaires bien traitantes et durables alliant le champ sanitaire et le domaine social, incluant des bénévoles formés aux côtés des professionnels.
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CCA participates in the first "Keeping Art Alive Dance Marathon," an annual fundraiser for the Creative and Expressive Arts Program at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland.
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Militarism and Underdevelopment
This lecture will explore what a feminist perspective on militarism offers the theorisation of development and underdevelopment. It will highlight some of the ways in which the heavily gendered and hierarchical technologies of power that are the defining features of militarism and military rule have sabotaged longstanding struggles for democratisation and development. It is argued that where contemporary conflicts have been characterised by high levels of civilian casualties and abuse of women,
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Emissaries of Peace
Adept negotiators in pursuit of peace, the Cherokee tribe endures through centuries of change. Colonial Williamsburg director and producer Linda Randulfe talks about the November 8 Electronic Field Trip, "Emissaries of Peace."
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